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jackson junior appeared in court today. they spent $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, it is alleged. both of them, congressman jackson and his wife, are appearing separately in court today. the ex-congressman said last week that he fully accepts responsibility responsibility for the improper decisions and mistakes he has made. the defense secretary, leon panetta, is one of his civilian work force to get ready for furloughs when the sequester those into effect. he said we have no legal funding for reductions. should sequestration occur, the dod will be forced to place the vast majority of the civilian workforce on administrative furlough. secretary leon panetta said he has notified congress and all and please, giving at least 30 days notice before any furlough. the chairman, buck mckeon, says this is bad, but not unexpected news. the house armed services committee predicted that a sequester would result in layoffs of civilian employees. the house has passed legislation to avoid the white house. democrats have blocked it. here's what president obama had to say about the
-- quote -- "barry jackson, boehner's chief of staff, found lew's tone disrespectful and dismissive. close quote. he goes on to say -- quote -- "lew was incredulous when he considered the republican proposal as a whole. the changes they were considering sounded simple, but the speaker's office was laying down general principles and looking to apply them to extremely complex programs. the devil was always in the details. boehner was sick of the white house meetings. he was still mostly the president lecturing. he reported to his senior staff. the other knowing factor was jack lew who tried to explain why the democrats' view of the world was right and the republicans' wrong. look, when you're in a negotiation, it's not the time to have an argument over what you -- your world view and my world view. what you have to try to do is find out aren't there some things we can agree on that are consistent with both our world views, and get us in a position so we can reach an agreement to save the republic from financial disaster? why wouldn't the office of management and budget director, unless he be
never have an experience like you will when you go through atlanta's hartsfield/jackson airport. >> that is true. >> the hospitality, the real southern hospitality, the ambiance, the warmth of the people, and the food. or everybody knows about pascal's fried chicken you can get at the airport. everybody knows about the teachers that come out of georgia and they go into the peach cobbler that melts right in your mouth and peanuts, pecans, coca-cola, it cannot compare, it is in comparable, weekly air on that issue, i love barbeque every once in a while but i eat some fried chicken every day. mr steven johnson -- stephen johnson, thank you for testifying today. i'm interested in the effects of this merger on union and nonunion employees. you indicated in your submitted testimony that the combination of these airlines will generate substantial net synergies and establish the financial foundation for a more stable company and better opportunities for our 100,000 employees. however, current and former employees may be concerned about how the merger will affect benefits such as their h
, and of course to the representative jackson and my home town representative smith, thank you for adding to the ranking member conyers as well as the members of the committee. i come to you today as many things come as an american, as an optimist, the grandson of an immigrant orphan from mexico who found opportunity in our great country, and as the mayor of the nation's seventh largest city, the community that looks like the texas and the america of tomorrow. immigration for all of us is more than a political issue. it is who we are as americans. from plymouth rock to ellis island and galveston to access to the sandy shores of florida and other rocky coast of california, immigrants have made this the greatest country in the world. today, however, our immigration system is badly broken. but there is hope. this hearing more importantly the bipartisan legislation that i believe can be enacted because of it shows that we are on the cusp of real progress. the president in a growing number of bi-partisan lawmakers have laid the framework for what americans support a comprehensive common sense
that goes to so many things to the economy of course is a jackson the cost of medicine and it's a detriment to many of our constituents, so i just -- would you give me something back on that to let me know how deep he went into it? one of the things i think the chairman was saying making a part of our inquiry this session the next two years is looking not only at the fda piece of this but looking at this whole thing of the grey market. so i would like to sit down with you if you haven't delved into this and see where, you know, what we might be able to do it together to try to get to the bottom of that because it is a very, very serious problem. a lot of americans do not even know about it. but it's very serious. i want to very briefly go to this whole issue of climate change. the federal guard or the government has a number of efforts under way to decrease domestic greenhouse gas emissions. the success of the gas emission reduction efforts to pay is in large part on the international efforts. however, limiting the fiscal exposure to climate change risks will present a challenge the matter
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